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Clashes erupt as Liberia seals off slum to prevent spread of Ebola
Clashes erupt as Liberia seals off slum to prevent spread of Ebola

Clashes erupted Wednesday as security forces sealed off a sprawling seaside slum in the Liberian capital in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Angry residents stormed barbed-wire barricades and threw stones at the troops, who fired shots in the air to drive them back, news reports said. Photographs from the scene showed a youth on the ground with blood pouring from his legs. Fear and confusion have been spreading in the West African nation, where at least 576 people have died, more than in any other country affected by the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record.  The outbreak began in neighboring Guinea in March and has spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone and...

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